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Director - Information Security

St. Louis, MO 63105

Posted: 06/10/2019 Employment Type: Direct Placement Job Category: Infrastructure Technologies Job Number: 12546

Adaptive Solutions Group is a premier provider of information technology personnel. We provide a variety of technical professionals available for contract, contract to hire, or direct placement positions to companies in and around the St. Louis, Kansas City, and Denver Areas.


We are currently looking for a Director  of  Information Security to join our team.


Position Description
  • Deep knowledge of IAM applications, relevant technology and industry best practices, including understanding of enterprise level authentication, authorization and governance strategies and protocols
  • Design, build and operate an IAM Program for large and geographically dispersed organizations
  • Drive the maturity and/or transformation of IAM with new/existing solutions that meet business and security objectives
  • Ensure solutions developed across organization are aligned to architecture standards and principles, leverage common solutions and services, and meet financial targets (cost and benefits)
  • Analyze, influence, and translate security requirements into concepts and strategies that align with our overall technology vision
  • Provide thought leadership and strategic direction that enhances and supports business processes
  • Conduct analysis to determine best path for solving business problems/opportunities that may include process improvement, systems enhancement, and/or user training
  • Provide leadership in establishing and implementing standards, guidelines and best practices for the development, deployment and support of IAM solutions
  • Establish cross-functional relationships which allow for cohesive strategy development and alignment with other information security and IT initiatives
  • Build strong relationships across our Global IT teams to ensure consistency, transparency, and best practices 
  • High level of analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Strong organizational, oral communication and project management skills
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Knowledge and personal practices in staying current with security trends, specifically related to Identity and Access Management
  • Lead high-quality execution of transformational process improvement initiatives
  • Establish KPIs, identify opportunities and improve processes
  • Build and develop teams which are integrated and high performing
  • Effective management of key vendor relationships


Required Qualifications
  • 9 or more years of experience in Information Security or related experience
  • 5 or more years of experience as a strategic leader of Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Expertise of Identity and Access Management industry tools, best practices and emerging technology
  • Experience successfully leading teams through transformation
  • Experience leading and managing resource planning to support business objectives
  • Prior success developing high performing teams through executing responsibilities including career planning/support, training, interviewing, hiring, rewarding, disciplining, and performance and salary reviews.
  • Proven success championing the strategic direction of an organization including the ability to articulate a clear, concise strategic vision and direction of the company
  • Ability to influence and collaborate throughout all levels of the organization
  • Ability to foster and maintain outstanding executive relationships across various constituents to promote understanding and produce results
  • Proven ability to establish global strategic objectives (short and long-term) and drive implementation of tactical plans and objectives
  • Demonstrated success in achieving desired outcomes of global, complex projects
  • Ability to attract and develop employees capable of achieving the goals and objectives of the company.
  • Past success identifying and targeting talent for new opportunities for further individual and organizational development
  • Ability to successfully lead, define, and manage service level agreements to meet customer expectations and quality standards
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically, collaborate effectively, communicate directly and achieve results
  • Demonstrated experience planning and implementing a strategic vision, including anticipating and navigating road blocks to achieve success
  • Demonstrated ability to simultaneously manage operations while driving and implementing strategic change
  • Superb relationship management skills, specifically related leading change with the ability to create a non-adversarial atmosphere and be viewed as a partner
  • Must be presently authorized to work in the U.S. without a requirement for work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future


Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor' s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or related field


Adaptive Solutions Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

Adaptive Solutions Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental, STD/LTD, life insurance coverage, 401k, paid vacation and holidays.
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